When their lordships asked Bacon How many bribes he had taken He had at least the grace To get very red in the face.
It has been said that the people of this country are deeply interested in the humanitarian and philanthropic considerations involved in [the Eastern Question]. All must appreciate such feelings. But I am mistaken if there be not a yet deeper sentiment on the part of the people of this country, one with which I cannot doubt your lordships will ever sympathise, and that is the determination to maintain the Empire of England.benjamin disraeli
Your lordships must look hardships in the face rather than break down the rules of law.Lord Eldon, C, Berkeley Peerage Case (1811), 4 Camp. 419
To dance attendance on their lordships’ pleasures.King Henry, scene ii
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